Lecturer, General Psychology and/ or Forensic Psychology

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 10, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) is seeking a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track Lecturer in Psychology to teach in the digital immersion (online) undergraduate and graduate psychology and forensic psychology programs, as well as their campus immersion counterparts. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Statistics and Research Methods; Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Forensic, Legal, and/or Correctional Psychology; Neuropsychology; and/or Clinical Psychology. Teaching loads for these positions are typically 12 credits per semester (a 4/4 load), with the possibility of summer teaching.

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation around new initiatives and programs in Psychology, including behavioral data science, resilience, and forensic psychology. The School is home to online (digital immersion) and campus immersion-based undergraduate and Master’s programs in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and a doctoral program in Law and Psychology. Since Fall 2018, the School has added three new tenure-track faculty, one new clinical assistant professor, and 11 new lecturers in Psychology. This academic year, the School has been approved to recruit one new tenure-track/tenured faculty in Psychology and three lecturer positions in Psychology and Forensic Psychology / Law and Psychology.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must: a) have a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field by the time of appointment; b) experience with online teaching; and, c) a record reflecting experience teaching at the postsecondary level in the field of psychology and/or forensic psychology in the online environment.

Desired Qualifications: a) educational background and/or research or clinical experience in one or more of the following: Statistics and Research Methods; Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Forensic, Legal and/or Correctional Psychology; Neuropsychology; and/or Clinical Psychology; b) demonstrated ability to teach broadly in psychology; c) experience with online learning platforms such as Canvas; d) experience developing new online courses; e) a willingness to teach in both the campus-based and online programs; f) demonstrated familiarity with planning and supervising learning experiences for undergraduate and/or graduate students; g) providing mentoring to undergraduate and/or graduate students; h) experience developing, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating curricula; i) familiarity with training and supervising course/teaching assistants; j) evidence of teaching excellence; k) evidence of excellent communication skills; and, l) experience working successfully with a diverse student population, including first generation and non-traditional students.

More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/directory/sbs; more information about ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences can be found at http://newcollege.asu.edu.

New College strives to uphold values of cultural and intellectual diversity and to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment where all can thrive, share ideas, and pursue their goals.

Arizona State University is deeply committed to positioning itself as one of the great new universities by seeking to build excellence, enhance educational access and have an impact on our community, state, nation and the world. To do that requires our faculty and staff to reflect the intellectual, ethnic and cultural diversity of our nation and world so that our students learn from the broadest perspectives, and we engage in the advancement of knowledge with the most inclusive understanding possible of the issues we are addressing through our scholarly activities.

Deadline: February 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/82025

Requested material will include: 1) a letter of application, which explicitly addresses your academic background and prior teaching experience, especially in the online environment; 2) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; 3)a teaching statement, which specifically notes the three to five courses you anticipate teaching and includes a brief paragraph describing your approach to each course; 4) a statement describing your teaching interests and experience, focusing especially how your work has intersected with and/or will contribute to matters of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion; and 5) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted during initial review and will only be contacted after candidate notification).

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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